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Volunteer MBC

Volunteer MBC is a volunteer centre here to foster and develop volunteerism in the Region of Peel, serving the cities of Mississauga and Brampton, and the Town of Caledon, by raising awareness of the power of service.  For more information, visit

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» Youth Volunteers Recognized for Changing the World
By Volunteer MBC | Published 08/3/2012 | Community News | Rating:
Brampton – Loud cheers and applause erupted through the halls at the location of Volunteer MBC’s Brampton Centre on Monday, July 23, 2012 as youth were recognized for their exemplary efforts during the 2012 ChangeTheWorld: Ontario Youth Volunteer Challenge. Four youth and the Brampton Mayor’s Youth Team were recognized and thanked in the presence of their peers, family members and staff of the volunteer centre.
» Volunteer MBC in Healthy Living Show
By Volunteer MBC | Published 11/3/2011 | Community News | Rating:
Brampton – The Caledon community is invited to drop by and visit Volunteer MBC, the local volunteer centre, at the Caledon Healthy Living Show. The show will be held this Saturday, November 5, 2011 at the Caledon East Community Complex, 6215 Old Church Road, Caledon East from 10:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. The centre will be there to promote local volunteer opportunities and to provide information about how to access their on-line volunteer opportunity database.
» Opportunities for Older Adults to Learn About Volunteering
By Volunteer MBC | Published 09/16/2011 | Adult Volunteer Opportunities | Rating:
Brampton - Since the beginning of this year, Volunteer MBC has been providing a number of opportunities for older adults, 55 years and older, to learn about volunteering in the community. The centre has been rapidly building bridges to seniors groups and organizations in the Peel Region to promote their Older Adult Volunteer Program. In addition to doing outreach at a number of groups and seniors’ centres, most recently the centre held information sessions in the Brampton community for older adults, and are co-ordinating two upcoming events for older adults to learn more about volunteering in the Mississauga and Caledon communities.
» Youth Recognized by Brampton Mayor's Youth Team
By Volunteer MBC | Published 09/4/2011 | Community News | Unrated
Brampton - On Tuesday, August 9, close to two dozen youth were recognized for their exemplary voluntary contributions in front of their peers, as well as representatives from the City of Brampton, including the Honourable Mayor Susan Fennell, and Volunteer MBC the local volunteer centre. The 2011 Youth Recognition Awards were held in the City Hall Atrium, a fitting location for many of the youth who have spent a significant amount of their hours at City Hall participating as a member of the Brampton Mayor’s Youth Team.
» Postcard Project Inspire Young Students to Volunteer
By Volunteer MBC | Published 01/13/2011 | Community News | Unrated
Brampton - In early December, the opening of Winter Wonderland at
Donald M. Gordon Chinguacousy Park also unveiled the artistic creations by a number of young students from all across Brampton. Featured at the park is a display of “Signs of Winter” Postcards, which demonstrate a wide array of designs illustrating the winter season. Forty-one schools across Brampton were invited to submit their artistic creations, a postcard measuring 4 feet by 8 feet, which remains on display at the park until mid-January.
» International Volunteer Day Recognized by Volunteer MBC
By Volunteer MBC | Published 12/9/2010 | Community News | Unrated

Mississauga - International Volunteer Day was celebrated on December 5, and is a day that celebrates the efforts of those who have made an important contribution to society by giving their time as volunteers. This year’s International Volunteer Day was particularly special as it also marked the launch of the tenth anniversary of the 2001 International Year of Volunteers (IYV+10). IYV+10 will be held throughout 2011 and is an opportunity for people all around the world to join a global effort to reinvigorate the spirit of volunteerism.

» Winter In The Downtown Has Never Felt So Inviting
By Volunteer MBC | Published 11/12/2010 | City/Region News | Unrated
Brampton - Winter in the downtown this year will exemplify the joy of the holiday season with outdoor attractions for all ages. Downtown will be bustling with energy from day to night and you won’t be able to resist getting into the holiday spirit when visiting! You may even catch yourself wishing for snow!
» Volunteer MBC Celebrates International Volunteer Managers Day
By Volunteer MBC | Published 11/5/2010 | City/Region News | Unrated
Mississauga - Today, November 5th, Volunteer MBC is proud to be
celebrating International Volunteer Managers Day. This celebration is an opportunity to recognize the dedication and leadership that volunteer managers and co-ordinators bring to their profession.
» Volunteer MBC Participating in Caledon Day
By Volunteer MBC | Published 10/2/2010 | City/Region News | Unrated
Brampton - Volunteer MBC will have a display to promote volunteerism
and to provide information about the volunteer centre’s on-line volunteer opportunity database at the 3rd Annual Caledon Day. This free event connects the Caledon communities and will offer a family village, classic car show, the 53rd CACY Fine Arts Show, heritage bus tours, vendors and displays, live music and will close with a fireworks finale.
» Sheridan College and Volunteer MBC Host Brampton Volunteer Fair
By Volunteer MBC | Published 10/1/2010 | City/Region News | Rating:
Brampton - Sheridan College’s Student Services at the Davis Campus in
Brampton and Volunteer MBC, the local volunteer centre, together are pleased to be hosting a volunteer fair on Wednesday, October 6 from 10:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m. Sheridan students, faculty and staff, as well as the local area community are invited to attend.
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